Rob Gannon

Rob Gannon is a 25-year licensed captain and certified life and wellness coach. He offers free sample coaching sessions and can be reached at rob@yachtcrewcoach.com.

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Income prevents crew leaving yacht jobs

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As a coach, I speak with many people about transitions, growth and possibly changing careers. One common theme or concern often comes to the forefront, and that is money. This…

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For a rewarding life continue to teach and learn

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Teaching others what we know, ongoing learning and a thirst for knowledge adds satisfaction, energy and wisdom to our lives. Education and teaching enhance the joy and clarity of the…

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Enthusiasm and attitude take you far

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Recently, I wrote about deliveries of yachts and it brought back lots of memories. I also started thinking about enthusiasm and attitude, which led me to thinking about someone I…

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Dealing with indecision

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We have all been there, stuck in indecision, not sure which way to go. This could involve your career, a relationship, or sometimes just what is right or wrong. Sometimes…

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Good role models make worthwhile listening

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Sometimes in life we come across people who can inspire us toward a new level of living. When this happens, it’s important to recognize the opportunity to learn and grow…

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Reaching goals require course changes

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I was speaking with a coaching client recently about attaining goals and persistence. To clarify a point, I stated (as I often do) one of my sailing/life analogies: Sometimes, the…

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Yacht careers have shelf life; watch for transition

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There are many careers that have a limited shelf life. In other words, you can stay in these fields for a certain number of years before age and attitude may…

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Compare yachts, but not your life against other’s

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October is boat show month in Ft. Lauderdale. The massive, gleaming megayachts are in town, shined up and lined up in an impressive display of wealth, engineering and design. Those…

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Compare yachts, but not your life against other’s

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October is boat show month in Ft. Lauderdale. The massive, gleaming megayachts are in town, shined up and lined up in an impressive display of wealth, engineering and design. Those…

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You can lose your true self in information overload

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First, I do not have a rotary phone, my internet connection isn’t dial-up and I’m not still listening to cassette tapes (although, I may still have some). I am moving…

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